RIPON – When Scott Huerta first got an e-mail telling him that his band – French Cassettes – were selected as one of four finalists in the MySpace Artist Discovery contest, he immediately dismissed it as spam.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams is hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3, at the BLD sports complex.
Avid gardeners will find many freebies to take home and plenty of gardening ideas at the San Joaquin County Fair which is wrapping up its final day today from noon to 7 p.m.
Scenes from Saturday's Children's Art in the Park conducted by the Manteca Junior Women's Club at Library Park. Co-sponsoring the event were the Mayor's Committee on the Arts, City of Manteca, and the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
Building on the success of last year's event, The Commons at Union Ranch will again hold its "Dancing with the Manteca Stars" competition. The free event, which celebrates the second anniversary of the assisted living community, takes place on Friday, June 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
FRENCH CAMP - Cynthia Henry is searching for memories of French Camp of old to add to her manuscript about the San Joaquin County community.
The Ripon Senior Fellowship Group will meet on Monday, June 28, at 6 p.m. at the Ripon Senior Center, 433 S. Wilma Avenue. Anyone over the age of 55 qualifies to attend.
Garrett Graham stood steadfast in his Manteca Fire Department-issued turnouts as he awaited the next order.
A sharp rise in the number of dogs being saved from canals by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders has prompted a warning to canine owners throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon who reside near irrigation canals.
Almost 400 Manteca residents went back to work in Manteca to push the city's unemployment rate down to 14.1 percent for the lowest level for those without jobs since October.
Phil Waterford's emotions got the best of him Friday morning when California Assemblyman Bill Berryhill presented him with the Small Business of the Year Award for the 26th district.
Art and Diane Perry were among the hundreds of people who took the leisurely trek to the San Joaquin County Fair on Friday.
The Manteca Branch Library will present Wet 'N Wetter Relays Thursday, July 8, at 3 p.m.
The late rains combined with unkempt foreclosed properties could make this a Fourth of July that some Manteca residents may never forget.
The family takes center stage at this year's celebration of the annual Fourth of July Three Rivers Indian Lodge Powwow.
Relay for Life Manteca is back at East Union High.
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Today (Saturday, May 2) is Free Comic Book Day.
Manteca may not reduce the number of days it is OK for businesses, residents, and government agencies to water landscaping from three to two days a week.
Jeff Shields plans to retire in mid-October as general manager of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
Manteca Police are stepping up bicycle safety efforts for the next week with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.
Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Modesto and Manteca received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday some three weeks ahead of schedule due to a lack of snow.
The husband-wife team responsible for connecting Manteca with waterslides in the minds of generations of people is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.
Grass is emerging as a hot Manteca political issue.
A free Memorial Day Weekend concert and rally for junior high and high school teens is being planned at Woodward Park on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. near the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall.
Students surfing porn and other inappropriate sites using the 3E Panasonic tablets issued as part of the $30 million Going Digital effort undertaken by Manteca Unified School District? It has happened.
The numbers were tabulated and re-tabulated by the powers that be at Lathrop High.
For those of you who don't know who I am, my name is Alan Thomas and I have been the PGA Golf Professional at our Manteca Park Golf Course for the past 38 years. It is important to note that it is not my job to play golf every day (or even once a week) but it is and has been my responsibility as a professional in the golf business to operate and promote our course to the fullest potential.